WE'RE ON THE RISE
It's time to seize the moment!
Reform Judaism is having an impact in Israel through the election of Rabbi Gilad Kariv to the Knesset and the acceptance of Reform conversions by the Supreme Court.
But there is more work to do!
Join in solidarity to support religious pluralism, tolerance and equality in Israel.
And celebrate the special relationship between Canadian and Israeli Reform Jews!
RISE FOR REFORM
Get ready for another fantastic musical program and fundraising campaign for the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism. We’ll bring together musicians and leaders to inspire you to support our Israeli partners who fight for pluralism, equality and democracy in Israel.
Rise for Reform and Donate Now!
All donations up to $100,000 will be matched by our generous major donors.
ARZA Canada Original Programming for You
Being Jewish on Campus
Wednesday, May 5 at 7:30 PM ET
Hear from StandWithUs Canada Fellow university students from across the country about their experiences.
Panel moderated by Professor Carl Ehrlich, ARZA Canada board member and professor at York University.
"THE PROMISED LAND": WHAT ON EARTH IS HAPPENING NOW?
Webinar series with esteemed social historian Paul Liptz
Sponsored by Temple Israel London, Temple Emanu-El Toronto and ARZA Canada
May 12, 19 and 26 - 12:30 to 2:00 PM ET
The Tribes of Israel: A Sociological Analysis of a Complex Society
Wednesday, May 12
A young and struggling State, Israel accepted Jewish immigrants from 105 countries and grappled with the goal of trying to make them one people, while at the same time recognizing the differences between them. We will discuss the three important ethnic groups from Yemen, Iraq and Ethiopia.
Israeli Politics: Where Do We Go Now?
Wednesday, May 19
In the last three years, Israel has suffered from four elections under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who has been in power for 15 years altogether. Should one see him as a success or failure? Are the politicians to blame or should the system be changed? How can the 13 parties in the Knesset ensure stability? The session will deal with the challenging issues that Israeli citizens face.
How Holy is the Holy Land? Judaism in Israel Today
Wednesday, May 26
When the State was created, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion placed religion in the hands of the Orthodox, but since then immigrants from the four corners of the earth have questioned this decision. The session will weave a story of pain and gain, politics and economics, to understand the full picture.
Standing at Sinai: Shavuot Program of the Reform Jewish Community of Canada
Sunday May 16 - 6:45 pm - 2:00 am ET
Facing Our Jewish Future Together
WUPJ Connections Virtual Conference
May 19 to 22
HAVE TIME TO GIVE AND WANT TO MAKE A CONNECTION WITH ISRAELIS?
Skilled Volunteers for Israel
Tutor English to young adults seeking to improve their English for professional purposes. Skilled Volunteers for Israel’s new program, English B’Yachad (English Together) connects you with an Israeli student for online, one-on-one English language tutoring.
Your opportunity to teach English online to Israelis.
We join with our Israeli family, friends and colleagues in praying for comfort for all those who are grieving the loss of loved ones due to illness and tragedy.
President, ARZA Canada